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Class Schedules

  • Basic Keelboat - ASA 101
  •  Has spaces this weekend of September 22-23.  
  • Space available every weekend thereafter

  •  Never more than 4 students per boat

  • Only $293.30.  Free charter and mentor session included.


  • Combo Classes

  • We have over 60 Combo classes each year
  • Combo (ASA 103 & 104) Availability
  • September 21-23 : Full
  •  September 28-30: 1 space
    Every weekend afterward has 3 or 4 spaces

  • You can save $80 on the Combo course (ASA 103 and ASA 104) by placing a deposit for ASA 101 and the Combo course at the same time.
    The total deposit for both courses is $300.

    This reduces the Combo to $592.48 from $672.48

Classes are taught year around

  • Next 105 2 day Fast Track Navigation course is September 29-30.  Only $350 
  • Class is Full.   However, we usually have cancellations week of class so we encourage people to enroll on a standby basis - no deposit is required.

    • Deposit locks in the savings until you are ready to schedule the class

    • Join Bay Area Sailing Association for $399 
      For one year

    A Note regarding weather.  Our experience over 20 years is that the forecast is much more accurate from a local tv station such as or the government's
    Galveston Bay Marine Forecast for zip code 77565. and similar sites are for a too broad an area to be as accurate.
    Gift Certificates for Sailing Lessons Make a Great Gift

    ASA 101 - Basic Keelboat     Learn how to Sail
    We offer the Basic Keelboat Course every weekend year round. You can enroll in a class with as little as two days notice. Weekday and private lessons can be arranged. We are here to make it easy and affordable for you to enter the world of sailing. Ask about our private Mentor sessions for only $250.00.

    ASA 103 and 104 Combo (Basic Coastal Cruising and Bareboat Chartering)

    We offer the Combo course every weekend except when it falls on Christmas. It is recommended you book this class at least 2 weeks in advance. We do about 60 Combo courses every year so advance booking will help ensure you are able to reserve a specific weekend. This class normally is Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. 

    ASA 105 - Coastal Navigation Classroom Course
    This course is being taught this weekend. The next scheduled class is September 29-30, 2018.
     0 Spaces left. We often have cancellations so enrolling on a standby basis is encouraged - no deposit required.

    This class is offered once each quarter.  Space is limited to eight students so early booking is recommended

    ASA 106 - Advanced Coastal Cruising Course
    Next scheduled class is late October, 2018 unless you have your own group sooner. .

    Call us at 281.334.4179 to book any of the above classes.

    ASA Instructor Qualification Clinic:
    Next clinic: October 20, 2018
    Would you like to become an ASA Instructor? Bay Area Sailing School is in need of more instructors. We require our instructors to be experienced, easy going, and to enjoy passing the joy of sailing to new sailors.  Go to, go to the "Instructor" tab and go to clinic schedule in the drop down box to get details of the schedule in Kemah.  All enrollments are done directly with ASA.  We are here to answer any questions you may have.